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Lead Process Engineer (LNG)
Negotiable
06 February 2019


Lead Process Design Engineer (LNG)
Petroplan's client, an international engineering group in Houston is seeking an experienced LNG Lead Process Engineer to work on and provide technical assurance/leadership on assigned LNG projects in both the liquefaction and regasification spaces.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical leadership and oversight of process engineering work being performed on assigned projects, including review of engineering deliverables for conceptual, feasibility, FEED, and detailed design phases.
  • Process heat & material balance (HMB) design and preparation of project HMB deliverables.
  • Prepare and develop BFDs, PFDs, UFDs, and P&IDs.
  • Maintain master copies of all process documents and enforce management of change (MOC) during process document revisions.
  • Prepare and develop process design criteria and basis of design documents and contribute to the project design basis.
  • Perform piping line sizing and hydraulic calculations.
  • Perform pump NPSH, flashing, and cavitation analysis/calculations.
  • Perform flare load capacity requirements.
  • Perform emergency depressurization calculation and studies.
  • Prepare emergency shutdown (ESD) hierarchy drawings.
  • Develop Material Selection Diagrams (MSDs) based on project requirements.
  • Develop process specifications and process philosophies.
  • Perform calculations for utilities; instrument air, nitrogen, sea water, fore water, etc.
  • Perform sizing calculations for control valves, pressure relief valves, flow restrictions, flow elements, etc.
  • Prepare process descriptions and process control narratives including complex loops.
  • Prepare process cause & effect diagrams.
  • Prepare process operations manuals.
  • Prepare process alarm and trips setpoint summaries
  • Coordinate and schedule process engineering activities on assigned project.
  • Review and approve process deliverables.
  • Develop, review, and participate in the bidding of equipment procurement activities, engineering services and technical contracts.
  • Track performance and compliance of assigned work as per project requirements.
  • Provide guidance and development to staff process engineers on assigned projects.
  • Develop and review of process design standards/philosophies.
  • Participate and actively contribute to scheduled design reviews; HAZID, P&ID, HAZOP, PHA, PSSRs, etc.
  • Demonstrate ability to interface and collaborate across multiple disciplines.
  • Support the technical review and closeout of critical MOC activities for assigned projects.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • P.E. Certification (Texas) a plus but not required.



Experience

  • Minimum 10 years of project experience in process design with at least 5 years in LNG and Regasification process facilities.
  • Previous experience as a Process Lead, team leader or supervising others.
  • Experience in LNG plant commissioning and operations is highly desirable.


Skills

  • Strong technical competency in process engineering including knowledge of liquefaction and regasification.
  • Experience in the basic scope and design of utilities systems; safety systems, instrument air, nitrogen, water, fuel gas, drainage, etc.
  • Familiar with the hazards of hydrocarbon processes, cryogenic services, and the methods used to keep process facilities safe.
  • Strong knowledge of applicable codes, standards, and regulations and their implementation in LNG operating facilities.
  • Experience in man-hour resource planning and budgeting.
  • Experience and desire to participate in the growth of a developing technical organization.
  • Proficient in process simulation software; UniSim, HYSYS, ProMax, etc.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with focus on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Teamwork, leadership, and administrative abilities are required.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries, overseas offices, and governmental agencies.
  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, and able to meet work deadlines.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Project Engineer
Negotiable
04 February 2019


Petroplan is currently sourcing for a Project Engineer I for a client of ours, a major EPC Group in Houston.

Project Engineer I
Coordinate multi-discipline engineering staff and activities to ensure projects are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner. Assist in the technical interface coordination with stakeholders to ensure that project requirements are met. Ensure the project conforms to the approved basis of design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements.
Detailed Description

  • May work independently on smaller projects with oversight.
  • Coordinates the engineering leads and staff on the project to meet mutual expectations between the disciplines.
  • Assist in the technical coordination interface with stakeholders to ensure that the project requirements are satisfied. Build and maintain healthy relationships between stakeholders. Identify, assess, document and resolve issues between disciplines. Communicates on outstanding issues to raise the level as required.
  • Ensures the project deliverables conform to the approved basis of design and all applicable regulatory and code requirements. Regularly provides accurate, timely and effective reports
  • Maintains HSSE focus to ensure HSSE requirements are included in design and procurement for safe design.
  • Project Scope/ Cost/ Schedule/Resources - Provides input on developing project scope/cost/schedule/resources.
  • Effectively apply change control process in accordance with Company and Project Procedures
  • Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Program - Contributes to compliance with Company policies and procedures. Demonstrates strong working knowledge of Company engineering procedures.
  • Project Risk Management - Provides feedback to Senior/Principal Project Engineer to help mitigation and closure of all identified risks and opportunities. Participates in Risk Management activities.


Required Skills
Minimum Requirements

  • Recognized expertise within area of focus.
  • Use best practices to solve functional issues and improve programs and/or processes in support of organizational business challenges.
  • Participate in plan implementation.
  • Independently work through individual projects and/or play key role in broader projects. Rely on systemic thinking and understanding of broader organizational implications of the work being performed to solve problems.
  • Computer proficiency required; Proficient with engineering software applications.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities are important.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are critical.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Proven experience in leading a discipline design group. Site experience is desirable.


Preferred Requirements

  • Site experience.


Required Experience
Minimum Requirements

  • BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline, typically an engineering degree.
  • 3-6 years of experience in field.
  • Project engineering experience within an EPC executing onshore projects in petrochemicals, refining or LNG.


Preferred Experience

  • P.E. license is a plus.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Process Engineer
Negotiable
01 February 2019


Senior Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Senior Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Senior Process Engineer will head-up process department studies, lead/co-lead the process engineering scope for various FEED and EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Senior Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, contribute to work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Function as a senior member of an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Contribute to the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Participate in complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • 10 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • P.E. registration preferred
  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Principal Process Engineer
Negotiable
25 January 2019


Principal Process Engineer
Petroplan is seeking a Principal Process Engineer for a key client, a well-established EPC contractor based in the Houston area.

The Principal Process Engineer will lead process department studies, lead the process engineering department scope development for various FEED and/or EPC projects, determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems, and aid in the selection of the most efficient and economical methods to meet team objectives while applying advanced engineering techniques and analysis.

The Principal Process Engineer is a fully qualified professional, proficient in the utilization of current engineering theories and practices and may serve as a technical consultant in area of specialty for management or the customer.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for and estimating the work effort/ man-power scheduling and will also actively advise and mentor junior engineers within the department.

Detailed Description

  • Develop process department scope, set-up work plan and take responsibility for engineering studies, FEED, and EPC phases of major projects.
  • Lead an area design team in the execution of large or complex projects.
  • Supervise team members, train others in the use of process tools/procedures and mentor in areas of expertise.
  • Responsible for the delivery of process department deliverables within the agreed budgets and schedules.
  • Lead complex technical discussions with third parties in order to facilitate appropriate technical decisions.
  • Identify issues and help clarify areas of complexity during all phases of the engineering design process.
  • Understand multi-disciplinary technical issues and be able to provide innovative technical solutions to resolve these issues.
  • Perform detailed process design simulations and calculations, prepares equipment and instrument data sheets, and prepares PFDs and PIDs.
  • Publish technical papers and presents at conferences and trade shows, customer meetings and internal presentations
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives
  • Clearly articulate technical knowledge to others including colleagues, management and clients
  • Take initiative in making decisions within established procedures and guidelines
  • Work with industry groups and has a working knowledge of industry specifications and standards
  • Identify opportunities and leads continuous improvement of technical and work processes



Minimum Requirements
Must be a U.S. Citizen, or hold a valid work visa that does not require sponsorship in order to legally work full-time in the United States.

Preferred Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels of organization.
  • Sound engineering judgment
  • Supervisory and scheduling skills
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Experience with process configuration and optimization studies to increase product yield, reduce utility consumption and to reduce or mitigate flare loads.
  • Actively involved in professional organizations and continuing education initiatives



Required Experience

  • B.S. or M.S. in Chemical Engineering
  • P.E. registration
  • 15 years of Process Engineering experience in EPC or operating companies in a similar role
  • Demonstrated proficiency of applicable theories, practices, process simulation and other engineering computer tools



Preferred Experience

  • Chemical, petrochemical, and LNG process design
  • Recognized expertise in at least one technology



Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Analytical Equipment Field Technician
Negotiable
15 January 2019

My client is a global manufacturer and servicer of analytical instrumentation and equipment that are utilized in a wide variety of industries including, but not limited to petrochemical, refinery, environmental, food & beverage, and pharmaceutical. They are currently looking to bring on board a well-versed Field Service Engineer with experience in this space. I have listed the following responsibilities and requirements for this role. Please apply if you feel your background is a fit for this opportunity. This is a full time, permanent position.

Job Description:

  • Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment, both in-house, as well as in the field
  • Troubleshooting problems on equipment
  • Installing and removing equipment at customer locations
  • Utilizing various tools, software, and test equipment for repair/maintenance
  • Provide training and support on equipment to customers
  • Provide technical support to customers
  • Interact daily with customers
  • Administrative duties such as expense, reports, customer information, etc.
  • Heavy travel, up to 70%, which can include overnight travel

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, etc.) OR related STEM degree
  • Certification in Electrical or Electronic Troubleshooting
  • 5 years of working experience around Analytical Equipment
  • Able to travel heavily, including overnight
  • Valid Driver License
  • Located in Houston, TX

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

R&D Project Manager - Oilfield Technology
Negotiable
08 January 2019

This is your opportunity to join an innovative Oilfield Technology company as a Project Manager to drive R&D projects. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Develops new processes to improve efficiency and delivery
* Ensures all projects are on-time and on-budget through project planning
* Collaborates with Engineering, Sales, and Operations departments throughout the entire Product Lifecycle
* Interfaces with clients as needed
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

* B.S. in Electronic Engineering or related discipline
* At least 5 years of Project Management experience in R&D environment
* Understanding of various phases of a project within New Product Development
* Eligibility to work in US without sponsorship

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Sales Application Specialist-Power Generation
Negotiable
07 January 2019

This is your opportunity to join a Systems Integrator leader in the Oil and Gas industry as a Sales Application Specialist. The position includes a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and a great benefits package. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Understands client technical needs to generate proposals
* Maintain documentation for purchase orders and technical specifications
* Negotiate with both customers and suppliers to provide customers with the best quotation whilst retaining company profitability
* Work with our external sales team to close out orders through customer engagement
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

* HS Diploma; Technical Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus
* Inside Sales experience; Oil and Gas is a plus
* Experience with Power Distribution, Generation or Controls would be a plus
* Outgoing personality
* Detail-oriented and very organized
* Must be eligible to work in US without sponsorship

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Electrical Project Manager - Downhole Electronics
Negotiable
19 December 2018

This is your opportunity to join an innovative Oilfield Technology company as an Electrical Project Manager to drive New Product Development and Sustaining projects. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:

* Oversees Electrical Engineering aspect of Sustaining and New Product Development projects
* Ensures all projects are on-time and on-budget through project planning
* Reviews Electrical drawings
* Travels to other facilities to mitigate issues with Manufacturing
* Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

* B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
* At least 8 years of Downhole Electronics design experience
* Understanding of various phases of a project within New Product Development, Sustaining and Manufacturing
* Project Engineering experience
* Must be willing to travel (20-25%)
* Eligibility to work in US without sponsorship

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

Senior Firmware Engineer
Negotiable
09 August 2018

This is your opportunity to join an innovative Energy Technology company as a Senior Firmware Engineer to provide valuable expertise to the New Product Development. This is a direct hire position located in the greater Houston area.

Key responsibilities will include:
* Lead firmware design and development efforts for various projects
* Collaborate with Hardware and Software engineers throughout project, from concept to integration and delivery
* Work with Manufacturing, Sales and Customer Service to provide Engineering Support related to Firmware issues
* Mentor junior engineers
* Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
* B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
* At least 5 years of embedded firmware/software experience
* Experience programming in C/C
* Experience with microcontrollers, such as TI, PIC, etc
* Experience with communication protocols and hardware
* Experience with RTOS, FPGA, and/or DSP would be a plus
* Eligibility to work in US without sponsorship

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com

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